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NAACP targets teenage violence (Greenville, SC): The Greenville chapter of the NAACP said Monday it will form a community task force within a few weeks to search for the root causes of "gangs, youth disobedience and attitudes of disrespect" within schools and communities.
Source: The Greenville News    Date: May 2, 2006

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Man dies in gunfire exchange (Wimauma, FL): A fatal shooting in Wimauma on Sunday night was the result of gunfire exchanged between several men and may have been gang-related, Hillsborough County sheriff's officials said Monday.
Source: The Tampa Tribune    Date: May 2, 2006

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Gangs claim their turf in Iraq (Washington, DC): The Gangster Disciples, Latin Kings and Vice Lords were born decades ago in Chicago's most violent neighborhoods. Now, their gang graffiti is showing up 6,400 miles away in one of the world's most dangerous neighborhoods - Iraq.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times    Date: May 1, 2006

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29 people indicted for drug trafficking in Albany (Albany, NY): Twenty-nine people were indicted on narcotics trafficking charges Monday by law enforcement officials who say they broke up a drug ring that operated between New York City and Albany.
Source: Staten Island Advance    Date: May 1, 2006

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Gangs' terror runs deep in Trenton (Trenton, PA): A carload of Bloods gang members cruising a one-way street in Trenton's Wilson-Haverstick public housing complex went unnoticed by children jumping rope and riding bikes.
Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer    Date: May 1, 2006

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Gang-member sweep nets 45 arrests (Fontana, CA): Forty-five people were arrested Friday night in a seven-hour parole sweep targeting suspected gang members, San Bernardino County Sheriff’s deputy Jason Rosenbaum said.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin    Date: May 1, 2006

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Shooting in Salinas leaves gang member with head wound (Salinas, CA): Salinas police announced today that they are investigating a Sunday night shooting that left one admitted gang member with a bullet wound in his head.
Source: CBS San Francisco    Date: May 1, 2006

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Police find it pays to trail gangs' online swagger (Bergen County, NJ): During questioning at the Bergen County Jail, an inmate facing felony charges adamantly denied he was in a gang.
Source: The Record    Date: May 1, 2006

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Officers say most Canyon County residents aren't at risk (Caldwell, ID): The increase of gang and drug-related crime has made Canyon County seem a little more C-S-I than Mayberry these days.
Source: KPVI Channel 6 News    Date: April 30, 2006

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Victorville responds to growing violence (Victorville, CA): Responding to growing gang violence, the Victorville City Council plans to immediately add nine new sheriff’s deputies — a 17 percent increase.
Source: Daily Press    Date: April 30, 2006

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Police target violent new gang of middle schoolers (Virginia Beach, VA): Police on Thursday raided a townhome looking for a stolen bicycle and evidence detailing the workings of a new and violent gang populated by middle-school students, according to court records.
Source: WTKR NewsChannel 3    Date: April 30, 2006

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More held in double slaying (Banning, CA): A Beaumont man was charged with murder and police arrested a Cherry Valley woman Friday in connection with a gang-related double homicide still under investigation in Banning.
Source: The Sun    Date: April 29, 2006

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Police: Arlington shooting was gang-related (Arlington, VA): Police say a fatal shooting Thursday night in Arlington was gang-related. Police say 18-year-old Julio Bonilla, of Arlington, was killed, and a 17-year-old boy suffered life-threatening injuries.
Source: WTOP News    Date: April 29, 2006

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Second teen arrested on gang charges (Charlottesville, VA): Charlottesville police on Friday arrested another suspect in the brutal gang beatings of two teenagers.
Source: The Daily Progress    Date: April 29, 2006

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Law enforcement discuss gang activity (Louisiana): Members of some nationally affiliated gangs are coming to Louisiana to look for work following Hurricane Katrina, to find new members and to continue their lives of drugs and violence, officials said Thursday.
Source: The Advocate    Date: April 28, 2006

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What state laws do to curb gangs (Tacoma, WA): Nationally, trends in anti-gang laws follow two paths. They come from Chicago and California, the nation’s gang strongholds.
Source: The News Tribune    Date: April 28, 2006

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Injunction has community feeling handcuffed (Los Angeles, CA): Jordan Downs is a close-knit community where parking lots double as playgrounds for swarms of rambunctious kids, grown men call older women "auntie," and neighbors trust one another enough to wander in and out of each other's unlocked homes.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: April 28, 2006

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Woman charged with gang offense (Chesterfield County, VA): A young Chesterfield County woman is charged with participating in a criminal street gang known as the "Crips," an apparently localized version of the notorious Los Angeles-based gang.
Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch    Date: April 28, 2006

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LA program aims to put gang members in jobs (Sacramento, CA): Gang members go to the Rev. Greg Boyle, S.J., with skills in fighting, stealing and detecting the slightest trace of disrespect.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: April 27, 2006

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Three charged with new anti-gang statute (Suffolk, VA): For the first time in Suffolk, three men have been charged with a state law that specifically cites street gang affiliation.
Source: The Virginian-Pilot    Date: April 27, 2006

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